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Miss Manchester Festival Queen vows to champion special needs | Entertainment

The special needs and disabled communities will be the focus of the newly crowned Miss Manchester Festival Queen Shonnoya Houston during her reign. The 25-year-old special educator shared the details of her community project following her coronation at Belair High School in Mandeville on Sunday. From the outset, a confident Houston expressed her deep commitment […]

Movie Review | Inside Out 2 – More feelings, more problems | Entertainment

A sequel to Inside Out doesn’t fill me with instant excitement. The idea of returning to a film so creative and thoughtful feels like a set-up for disappointment. Then again, Riley, the young girl whose innermost thoughts and feelings are at the focus of the series, surely has many more life events to go through, […]

Miss Universe Ja finalists benefit from TPDCo training session | Entertainment

The Miss Universe Jamaica pageant is well under way with the countdown to the grand coronation currently at three weeks to showtime. The final night of the prestigious beauty, fashion and wellness competition will see 33 gorgeous contestants vying for the coveted crown and the chance to represent her beloved Jamaica on the international stage […]

Junior Monarch semi-finalists announced – nationnews.com

Kenaz Bit Bit Walker will perform first during the calypso category at the semi-finals of the Scotiabank Junior Monarch Competition, while Jade Leilani Roach will go first in the soca section of the annual contest. The line-ups were announced on Tuesday during the media launch and semi-final draw in Scotiabank’s parking lot at the Warrens, […]

Singer Justin Timberlake arrested and accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island, authorities said. Timberlake was expected to be arraigned in Sag Harbor, on the eastern end of Long Island, according to a statement from the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Timberlake’s representatives did […]

Bogdanovich: No fluff at Reggae Sumfest this year | Entertainment

YG Marley, who achieved stardom with his reggae hit Praise Jah in the Moonlight, a track that samples Bob Marley’s hit Crisis, will descend on Jamaica’s Second City for his Reggae Sumfest début on Friday, July 19. To determine whether YG was worthy of a Sumfest call, in April, Sumfest head honcho Joe Bogdanovich flew […]

Farley Hill alive with praises

It was an evening of spiritual gratification ministered in song, dance and praise with Guyana-born artist Samuel Medas as the curtain-closer for the 31st Barbados Gospelfest themed Gospelfest Barbados: Touching Lives, Changing Nation at the Farley Hill National Park in St Peter. The premier gospel event, Courts One Awesome Day in association with Life 97.5 […]

St Bess councillor bats for ‘silent disco’ parties | Entertainment

Western Bureau: As the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation (StEMC) continues to seek out a venue to host hassle-free, round-the-clock entertainment, which will not be impacted by the Noise Abatement Act, one councillor is calling for the embracing of the ‘silent disco’ concept. At last Thursday’s monthly meeting of the StEMC, Councillor Christopher Williams of the […]

Tems to Headline Tipsy Music Festival 2024 in Barbados

Afrobeat Star to make Caribbean Debut Barbados, June 5, 2024– Get ready, Caribbean music lovers! Tipsy Music Festival (TMF) is thrilled to announce that Nigerian sensation Tems will be headlining this year’s festival in Barbados, marking her very first performance in the Caribbean region. On July 21, Tems will take the stage on Day 2 […]

450 wild, rich and ready for Dream Weekend | Entertainment

The latest artiste to join Dream Weekend’s 15th anniversary line-up is dancehall deejay 450, who is set to perform at Wet ‘N Wild on August 4. With five days of sun, sand and revelry, Dream Weekend continues to grow in popularity with each passing year, as attendees from across the globe unite for the week-long […]